Fort Wayne Plastics employee anniversary

Fort Wayne Plastics is proud to announce an employee anniversary.  Bob Grimes- Purchasing Manager has been with Fort Wayne Plastics for 23 years. Bob has long been a major component to the success of Fort Wayne Plastics and has held key positions within the organization.  Bob began in June, 1991, as a Quality Auditor and has been moving forward ever since.

Congratulations to Bob!

Fort Wayne Plastics is a leader in structural foam molding and structural web molding with close to forty years in business. Fort Wayne Plastics has nine low pressure multi-nozzle injection molding presses with capabilities of up to 150 lb. shot. In addition to structural foam molding, FWP is a viable technical resource for plastic conversion opportunities and new product development. FWP also has a 70,000 + square foot warehouse and secondary assembly capabilities.

 

 

 

Fort Wayne Plastics moving forward…

Fort Wayne Plastics is diligently moving forward on continuous improvement activities to enhance the FWP value proposition in the marketplace.

FWP management has identified key target areas and set forth a series of initiatives to move the company forward in accomplishing our goals and objectives. FWP is committed to always furnishing the customer with the best overall customer /supplier experience with solid communication, accurate and timely information, and top quality molded products at competitive prices.In order to deliver this customer experience FWP continues to evaluate, measure and identify methods to enrich our capabilities. These methods include systems enhancements, employee training and purchase of new equipment, among others.

 Fort Wayne Plastics is a leader in structural foam molding and structural web molding with close to forty years in business. Fort Wayne Plastics has nine low pressure multi-nozzle injection molding presses with capabilities of up to 150 lb. shot. In addition to structural foam molding, FWP is a viable technical resource for plastic conversion opportunities and new product development. FWP also has a 70,000 + square foot warehouse and secondary assembly capabilities.

Fort Wayne Plastics acquired by Katy Industries

Fort Wayne Plastics is proud to announce that the company has been acquired by Katy Industries, located in Bridgeton MO.

Press release:

Katy Industries, Inc. today announced that it has completed its acquisition of Fort Wayne Plastics, Inc. effective February 19th, 2014.

Fort Wayne Plastics is a leading manufacturer of medium- to large- sized molded plastic components, specializing in low pressure, multi-nozzle structural plastic and gas assist solutions. “Fort Wayne Plastics’ premier manufacturing capabilities and dedication to customer service are highly complementary with our company,” commented David J. Feldman, Katy’s President and Chief Executive Officer. “We expect the combination to make each of our companies stronger and benefit each company’s customers, suppliers and employees.”

“For Ft. Wayne Plastics, this is an excellent opportunity to expand our customer offering and presence in the marketplace,” stated Robb Robertson, President of Fort Wayne Plastics. Mr. Robertson will continue in his role reporting to David Feldman.

Katy Industries, Inc. is a diversified corporation focused on the manufacture, import and distribution of commercial cleaning products and consumer home products.

Fort Wayne Plastics is a leader in structural foam molding and structural web molding with close to forty years in business. Fort Wayne Plastics has nine low pressure multi-nozzle injection molding presses with capabilities of up to 150 lb. shot. In addition to structural foam molding, FWP is a viable technical resource for plastic conversion opportunities and new product development. FWP also has a 70,000 + square foot warehouse and secondary assembly capabilities.

FWP employee will be missed

Fort Wayne Plastics is saddened at the passing of FWP employee, Art Dupree. Art worked at FWP for many years and passed away earlier this month.

FWP employees were moved to seek offerings from fellow workers and present to Art’s widow. The demonstrated generosity was shared by FWP management as the amount of contributions gathered by employees was promptly matched by Fort Wayne Plastics, Inc.

Art Dupree will be missed.   1961-2013

 

 

Fort Wayne Plastics is a leader in structural foam molding and structural web molding with close to forty years in business. Fort Wayne Plastics has nine low pressure multi-nozzle injection molding presses with capabilities of up to 150 lb. shot. In addition to structural foam molding, FWP is a viable technical resource for plastic conversion opportunities and new product development. FWP also has a 70,000 + square foot warehouse and secondary assembly capabilities.

 

 

Fort Wayne Plastics’ participates in Lung Association 5K Run/Walk

 

Free to Breathe® Fort Wayne
Lung Cancer 5K Run/Walk & 1-Mile Memory Walk   September 8,2013
Local Event Chair: Kristen Robertson

 

Fort Wayne Plastics, Inc. participated and contributed to the second annual Free to Breathe® Fort Wayne Lung Cancer 5K Run/Walk & 1-Mile Memory Walk held in Fort Wayne IN on Sunday, September 8, 2013. Many Fort Wayne Plastics’ employees took part in the activity and enjoyed the afternoon. The event brought people together to raise funds to benefit the National Lung Cancer Partnership – the only lung cancer advocacy organization founded by physicians and researchers working together with survivors and advocates to increase lung cancer awareness and research funding dedicated to doubling lung cancer survival by 2022.

 

For more information on the Free to Breathe Fort Wayne event please visit: http://participate.freetobreathe.org/site/TR?fr_id=1940&pg=entry

 

Fort Wayne Plastics is a leader in structural foam molding and structural web molding with close to forty years in business. Fort Wayne Plastics has nine low pressure multi-nozzle injection molding presses with capabilities of up to 150 lb. shot. In addition to structural foam molding, FWP is a viable technical resource for plastic conversion opportunities and new product development. FWP also has a 70,000 + square foot warehouse and secondary assembly capabilities.

 

 

 

FWP’s Judy Koontz competes for State Tennis Title

FWP’s Customer Service ace Judy Koontz competed in the USTA 7.0 Women’s Doubles Tennis Team  State Championships competition in Indianapolis on September 7, 2013.  Judy and her Fort Wayne team competed successfully in regional tournaments the previous month enroute to the showdown in Indianapolis.

Judy and her partner won their match but the team unfortunately, did not have enough match victories to bring home the crown.

Good Job, Judy!

Fort Wayne Plastics is a leader in low pressure structural foam molding  and gas assist structural web molding with close to forty years in business.

 

 

 

Low Pressure Injection Molder –FWP now on LinkedIn.

Fort Wayne Plastics is expanding our reach on the social media network.  We now have a profile on LinkedIn. 

Please check us out at    http://www.linkedin.com/company/fort-wayne-plastics

Be sure to follow us on LinkedIn! 

Fort Wayne Plastics is a leader in structural foam molding and structural web molding with close to forty years in business. Fort Wayne Plastics has nine low pressure multi-nozzle injection molding presses with capabilities of up to 150 lb. shot.  In addition to structural foam molding, FWP is a viable technical resource for plastic conversion opportunities and new product development. FWP also has a 70,000 + square foot warehouse and secondary assembly capabilities.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Structural Foam Molder- FWP adds Manager

Bobby Bizwell has joined the FWP team as Plant Manager. Bobby comes to FWP after previous managerial and plant supervisory roles at Tokheim Corporation and Lincoln Manufacturing in Fort Wayne. Bobby has an A.S. degree in Industrial Technology from Ivy Tech Community College.

A Rieves, TN native, Bobby enjoys spending his free time with his daughter, reading the Bible, fishing and making trips home to Tennessee.

Fort Wayne Plastics is a leader in structural foam molding and structural web molding with close to forty years in business. Fort Wayne Plastics has nine low pressure multi-nozzle injection molding presses with capabilities of up to 150 lb. shot.  In addition to structural foam molding, FWP is a viable technical resource for plastic conversion opportunities and new product development. FWP also has a 70,000 + square foot warehouse and secondary assembly capabilities.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

New Addition to the FWP Team

Rebecca Fortman has joined Fort Wayne Plastics as a Plant Accountant.

Rebecca graduated from Huntington University with a degree in Accounting & Business Administration. She has 10+ years manufacturing industry understanding in addition to experience in public accounting, customer relations, and engineering software sales management. Rebecca and her husband John are Fort Wayne area natives. In her free time Rebecca enjoys spending time with family & friends in addition to camping, reading, and horseback riding.Fort Wayne Plastics is a leader in structural foam molding and structural web molding with close to forty years in business.Fort Wayne Plastics has nine low pressure multi-nozzle injection molding presses with capabilities of up to 150 lb. shot.  In addition to structural foam molding, FWP is a viable technical resource for plastic conversion opportunities and new product development. FWP also has a 70,000 + square foot warehouse and secondary assembly capabilities.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FWP – Structural Foam Molder – ISO 9001-2008

FWP is pleased to announce the successful completion of FWP’s ISO 9001-2008 surveillance audit. The surveillance audit, conducted by Perry Johnson Registrars Inc., was performed in May 2013, without findings or non-compliant discoveries.

FWP has been an ISO registered company since 2011 and is annually audited by Perry Johnson Registrars.  In 2014, FWP’s annual review will consist of a comprehensive re-certification audit.

FWP’s ongoing commitment and disciplined approach to ISO along with a comprehensive Quality Management System have shown continuous marked improvements in all areas since inception.

Fort Wayne Plastics is a leader in structural foam molding and structural web molding with close to forty years in business.

Fort Wayne Plastics has nine low pressure multi-nozzle injection molding presses with capabilities of up to 150 lb. shot.  In addition to structural foam molding, FWP is a viable technical resource for plastic conversion opportunities and new product development. FWP also boasts a 70,000 + square foot warehouse and secondary assembly capability.